Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Hammad Azhar on Sunday claimed police have ‘arrested’ his 82-year-old father Mian Azhar in Lahore.
Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf is gearing up for its first power show today. The founding chairman and former prime minister called for a nationwide protest, marking the party s first significant display of force since the May 9 riots.
Hammad Azhar took to X, formerly known as Twitter, to express his frustration. The PTI leader said police have ‘arrested’ his father during a public rally in NA-129.
بزدل لاڈلے اور خوفزدہ حکومت کے حکم پر میرے والد کو گرفتار کر لیا گیا ہے۔ این اے 129 کے کارکن اپنے اپنے مقام سے ریلیاں نکالیں۔ pic.twitter.com/cFXX2icbK1
— Hammad Azhar (@Hammad_Azhar) January 28, 2024
Hammad Azhar also shared a picture of his father in police custody from his X, account.
Before January 24, in connection with the attack on the Jinnah House case, Lahore Police had conducted a raid to apprehend Hammad Azhar, a leader of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI). However, the suspect, who was giving refuge to Hammad Azhar, managed to facilitate his escape.